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Physics & Engineering Crossword Puzzle - w/Friday's Headlines
January 22, 2017

For the sake of avid cruciverbalists amongst us, each week I create a new crossword puzzle that has a theme related to engineering, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and other technical words. You will never be asked the name of a movie star unless he/she was involved in a technical endeavor (e.g., Hedy Lamarr). Clues in this week's puzzle with an asterisk (*) are directly from Friday's "High Tech News" column on the RF Cafe homepage (see the Headline Archives page if necessary). Enjoy!


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acr. = acronym, abbr. = abbreviation, pl. = plural, wds. = words

Physics & Engineering Crossword Puzzle, w/Friday's Headlines for January 22, 2017 - RF Cafe

ACROSS DOWN
1. _______ Military Contracts for 1st Laser Weapon in Mid 2020s *
7. Mate to a RCVR
11. ______ velocity - speed necessary to become free of the Earth's gravitational force
13. ____ Component Market to Grow >4% to $9.13B in 2021 *
16. Uppermost surface
17. Propagation by means of ionospheric reflection
20. BlackBerry or Palm for example (abbr.)
21. A common battery cell size
23. Chemical symbol for neon
24. Peak Inverse Voltage
25. Opposite of O.D.
26. Network department (abbr.)
27. Stephen ____ - popular author on microwave circuit design
29. Set of poles
31. Minutes of Use (abbr.)
32. Unit of apparent power (abbr.)
33. Adds two or more inputs
35. Chemical symbol for tantalum
36. Antitrust Suit Against _____ Can Move Forward *
37. Steel, brass, aluminum, etc.
38. Front edge of a wing (abbr.)
39. Mechanical engineering organization (abbr.)
40. PC follower
41. Logic family (abbr.)
43. Integrated Services Digital Network (abbr.)
45. Plural of locus
46. Galilean moon
47. Multifunctional silicon devices (abbr.)
48. Synchronous Digital Hierarchy
49. Chemical symbol for bismuth
50. Chemical symbol for tin
51. Exponent that returns the original number
53. Nuclear explosion byproduct harmful to electronic (abbr., pl.)
55. Compound used as the frequency determining element in microwave oscillators
57. A common lamp tube gas
59. Lowest operational frequency of a waveguide
62. Describes when a synchronous motor loses phase lock
63. The "As" in GaAs
1. Chemical symbol for beryllium
2. Readability, Signal, and Tone (QoS report type)
3. Small representative graphics
4. Medium for storing large amounts of digital data
5. Internet protocol (abbr.)
6. Chemical symbol for selenium
8. Chemical symbol for magnesium
9. Transformer interwinding connection
10. Communication that method makes use of electromagnetic waves (abbr.)
12. Chemical symbol for silicon
14. Applying more signal than a circuit can handle
15. __________ Ready to Deal with Anticipated Traffic Flow at New Venue *
17. Halves of DIP's
18. Large unit of apparent power (abbr.)
19. FCC Fines ______ FM Operator $25k *
22. A common battery cell size
28. The "R" in DRC in substrate layout
30. Things in a bill of material
31. 1/000 of an inch
33. Join two or more wires
34. Akin to an EE, CE, AE, etc.
36. Online service
37. 1E6 nanoseconds
39. Boolean expression (pl.)
40. Automatic Calibration System (abbr.)
42. Frequency (pl.)
44. Digital Signal Processor (abbr.)
45. Flame Retardant in __-___ Batteries Could Quench Fires
49. 8 bits
52. End of Life (abbr.)
54. Greek letter (micro)
56. Ground fault interrupter (abbr.)
58. Chemical symbol for nickel
59. Chemical symbol for chromium
60. Unit of time (abbr.)
61. A BPF specification (abbr.)

Answer below

 

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